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Group Care Inspections

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County

Environmental Health conducts annual sanitation and safety inspections of all group care facilities in Manatee County.  Our team looks for compliance in several categories, including safe water, sewage disposal, vermin control, food safety, housekeeping, laundry, lighting, outdoor recreational safety and animal care.

Both residential and non-residential group care facilities are inspected, including:

  • Assisted living facilities
  • Group care homes
  • Care facilities for the developmentally disabled
  • Transitional living facilities
  • Child care agencies
  • Adult family care homes
  • Schools (private and public)

Contact: Barbara D Will, MPH 941-714-7585

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